Malaysia's franchise industry is expected to grow five per cent this year
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s franchise industry is expected to grow five per cent this year due to its good prospects in the international markets. Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister, Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin said the indust...
Sarawak Business Federation to work with Swinburne
KUCHING: Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) and Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus have agreed in principle to work together following a recent dialogue. A press statement yesterday said the SBF delegation led by president Datuk Aban...
Digital challenges continue to plague SMEs
ACCORDING to global research firm IDC, by 2021, at least 50% of global gross domestic product (GDP) will be digitised, with growth in every industry driven by digitally enhanced offerings, operations and relationships. IDC also believes that by 20...
Procurement down 20.5% among Bumi vendors
The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) registered RM4.88 billion in procurement value under the Bumiputera Vendor Development Programme (BVPD) in 2017, which is a 20.5% decrease from the amount reported in the previous year. ...
Customs Dept: GST compliance in Malaysia at healthy levels
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The goods and services tax (GST) compliance in Malaysia is good even though there is still a need to continue to promote tax education. Royal Malaysian Customs Department Deputy Director, GST Division Mohamad Sa...